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New City, Chicago: Quiz

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Question 1: Some time after the 1970s, the population of the neighborhood changed to predominantly ________.
Mexican AmericanSacramento, CaliforniaHispanic and Latino AmericansLos Angeles

Question 2: New City, one of the 77 official community areas, is located on the southwest side of ________.
Elmhurst, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicagoBurr Ridge, Illinois

Question 3: Back of the Yards is an industrial and residential neighborhood so named because it was near the former ________.
Chicago RiverUnion Stock YardsAuditorium BuildingChicago

Question 4: The area was home to the famous ________ that were on Chicago's south side until they closed in 1971.
Union Stock Yard GateUnion Stock YardsAuditorium BuildingChicago River

Question 5: Life in this neighborhood, which was famously organized by ________ in the 1930s, is profiled in Upton Sinclair's 1906 novel The Jungle.
ChicagoHillary Rodham ClintonSaul AlinskyBarack Obama

Question 6: It is a blend of Irish-Americans in Canaryville, Mexican-Americans in Back Of The Yards, & ________ south of 49th Street.
Great Migration (African American)African AmericanAfrican American cultureAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)

Question 7: ________' book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, cites the Back of the Yards as an area able to successfully "unslum" in the 1960s, due to a beneficial set of circumstances.
Robert MosesNew York CityJane JacobsToronto







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